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The Voice's shocking secret: Insider claims the 'Blind' auditions aren't anonymous

The Voice's shocking secret: Insider claims the 'Blind' auditions aren’t anonymous and the judges are TOLD the artists’ backstories be

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The Voice’s shocking secret: Insider claims the ‘Blind’ auditions aren’t anonymous and the judges are TOLD the artists’ backstories beforehand

The premise of The Voice Australia is that each hopeful is selected on their singing quality alone.

But it appears the Blind auditions might not be that anonymous after all.

An insider has claimed to Woman’s Day that the four celebrity coaches are actually given a heads-up on who is auditioning and their backstories.

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The Voice's shocking secret: Insider has claimed the 'Blind' auditions aren’t anonymous and the judges are TOLD the artists’ backstories beforehand. Pictured: Boy George

The Voice’s shocking secret: Insider has claimed the ‘Blind’ auditions aren’t anonymous and the judges are TOLD the artists’ backstories beforehand. Pictured: Boy George

Coaches Guy Sebastian, Delta Goodrem, Boy George and Kelly Rowland sit in large red chairs and only turn around if they like the sound of the mystery contestant.

However, the source told the publication: ‘They’ll often get a name or a backstory to make sure they’re asking the right questions.’

‘It makes for better television if the coaches are familiar with who they are.’

Premise: Coaches Guy Sebastian, Delta Goodrem, Boy George and Kelly Rowland sit in large red chairs and only turn around if they like the sound of the mystery contestant

Premise: Coaches Guy Sebastian, Delta Goodrem, Boy George and Kelly Rowland sit in large red chairs and only turn around if they like the sound of the mystery contestant

'They'll often get a name or a backstory': The insider claims the judges often know a little about the singer before they step onto the stage, and are given details of their chosen track. Pictured: Delta Goodrem

‘They’ll often get a name or a backstory’: The insider claims the judges often know a little about the singer before they step onto the stage, and are given details of their chosen track. Pictured: Delta Goodrem

It was claimed the coaches also are given the artist and song title before the person walks out onto the stage to audition.

‘This especially comes in handy for the judges who are unfamiliar with the track,’ they claimed.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel Nine for comment.

Another shock: Guy actually personally knew a few of the stars who auditioned this year. Pictured: Guy listening to his brother Chris Sebastian 'Blind' auditioning

Another shock: Guy actually personally knew a few of the stars who auditioned this year. Pictured: Guy listening to his brother Chris Sebastian ‘Blind’ auditioning

It comes after it was revealed Guy Sebastian actually personally knew a few of the stars who auditioned this year.

Former Home and Away actor Mark Furze, his brother Chris Sebastian and close friend Matt Gresham all auditioned for the ninth season this year. 

The Voice Australia continues on Monday from 7:30pm on Nine 

Tune in: The Voice Australia continues on Monday from 7:30pm on Nine

Tune in: The Voice Australia continues on Monday from 7:30pm on Nine

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